flip-flap

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Reduplication of flap.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

flip-flap (third-person singular simple present flip-flaps, present participle flip-flapping, simple past and past participle flip-flapped)

  1. To flop or flap about.

Noun[edit]

flip-flap (plural flip-flaps)

  1. The repeated stroke of something long and loose.
  2. (obsolete) A coster's dance.
  3. (obsolete) A form of somersault.
  4. (obsolete) A cracker.

Adverb[edit]

flip-flap (not comparable)

  1. With a repeated flapping movement.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

flip-flap m (plural flip-flap)

  1. (gymnastics) flip (frontflip or backflip)

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